HEALTHCARE NEUTRALTM BLOG

The Healthcare Neutral Blog will share ideas and developments in alternative dispute resolution, healthcare business and law.

Settling A “Winner Takes All” Arbitration Through Mediation (Part I)

Some of the most difficult arbitrations to settle are those in which completing the arbitration will result in a 100% winner and a 100% loser – and both parties believe they will win…

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New Book Released on Making Good Litigation Decisions

Thanks to John Lande’s blog post at Indisputably, I just became aware of a new ABA book: Litigation Interest and Risk Assessment: Help Your Clients Make Good Litigation Decisions. Having read the table of contents and introduction, I immediately ordered a copy.

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Protected Health Information in Mediation and Arbitration – Best Practices

I just listened in on a conference call presentation on Protected Health Information (“PHI”) in mediation and arbitration. It covered best practices for dealing with the potential disclosure of confidential patient information inherent in many healthcare disputes while navigating the requirements of HIPAA and other laws…

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Guided Choice Mediation – A Better Way To Settle Disputes

Despite training by some of the best mediation educators over the last 20 years, it was only fairly recently that I became aware of the name given to the mediation process known as “Guided Choice.” Championed most notably by Paul M. Lurie, Guided Choice Mediation is really a thoughtful organization and bundling of certain practices that together lead to better mediation results.

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